The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 413 405 432
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 184 198 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 74
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£369 £355 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -71.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £14.50 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £50.00 £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £51.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 167 £375 +7.14% 22
South East +7 65 £388 +17.42% 6
London -21 47 £423 +5.62% 3
Hampshire -2 34 £393 +19.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £375 +56.25% 2
North West -11 14 £299 +98.05% 3
Southampton - 14 £393 -
West Midlands -8 13 £306 -53.77% 3
East Midlands +13 11 £450 - 2
Warwickshire +9 10 £306 -
City of London +13 9 £381 -0.97% 1
Scotland +12 9 £323 -10.41%
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 8 £349 +4.89%
Tyne and Wear +6 8 £349 +4.89%
Surrey +5 8 £400 -27.27% 1
North East -3 8 £349 +4.89%
High Wycombe +1 7 £375 +8.69%
Lincolnshire - 7 £450 -
Wales -9 6 £425 -
Manchester -13 6 £350 +131.78% 2
Glasgow - 6 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £300 -
Cardiff +6 5 £425 -
Atherstone +1 5 £300 -
South Wales -4 5 £425 -
East of England +23 4 - - 3
Reading +4 4 £375 -
Berkshire -3 4 £375 +15.38% 1
South West -12 4 £275 -4.34%
Hook - 4 £331 - 1

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 137 (37.43%) HP
1 137 (37.43%) Security Cleared
2 133 (36.34%) Microsoft
3 122 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 100 (27.32%) ISTQB
5 95 (25.96%) Project Management
6 94 (25.68%) ITIL
7 92 (25.14%) .NET
7 92 (25.14%) MS Excel
8 91 (24.86%) Oracle
9 90 (24.59%) HTML
10 76 (20.77%) JavaScript
11 75 (20.49%) Test Scripting
12 73 (19.95%) ASP.NET
13 72 (19.67%) UNIX
13 72 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 70 (19.13%) JSP
15 62 (16.94%) Oracle EBS
16 59 (16.12%) Citrix
17 58 (15.85%) Linux
18 53 (14.48%) SAN
19 52 (14.21%) Finance
20 49 (13.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
21 46 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (12.57%) Service Management
21 46 (12.57%) Cisco
22 42 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
22 42 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
23 41 (11.20%) ISEB
24 40 (10.93%) Oracle Reports

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.38%) CMS
3 8 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.91%) Confluence
5 4 (1.09%) Lync
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.82%) Apache
6 3 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 92 (25.14%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.83%) MS Office
3 14 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.73%) MS Project
5 9 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 62 (16.94%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.91%) Agresso
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.09%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.27%) SAP PP-PI
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (14.48%) SAN
2 22 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.37%) DHCP
3 5 (1.37%) DNS
4 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.09%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.09%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.09%) SSL
4 4 (1.09%) PBX
4 4 (1.09%) Firewall
5 3 (0.82%) LAN
5 3 (0.82%) FTP
5 3 (0.82%) VPN
5 3 (0.82%) DMZ
5 3 (0.82%) NAS
6 2 (0.55%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.55%) Network Security
6 2 (0.55%) Intranet
6 2 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.93%) Oracle Reports
2 19 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.64%) DB2
5 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.09%) Big Data
6 4 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.82%) DTS
8 2 (0.55%) HBase
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Subversion
1 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.64%) JIRA
3 5 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.27%) Ant
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 52 (14.21%) Finance
2 17 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.01%) Retail
4 10 (2.73%) Banking
4 10 (2.73%) Marketing
4 10 (2.73%) Legal
5 8 (2.19%) Law
6 6 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.64%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.82%) Front Office
8 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (23.77%) Analyst
2 31 (8.47%) Test Analyst
3 28 (7.65%) Test Specialist
4 21 (5.74%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.46%) Consultant
5 20 (5.46%) Support Analyst
6 19 (5.19%) Architect
6 19 (5.19%) Developer
7 16 (4.37%) Business Analyst
8 14 (3.83%) Test Leader
9 13 (3.55%) ServiceNow Developer
10 11 (3.01%) Test Manager
10 11 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.01%) Knowledge Manager
11 10 (2.73%) Tester
11 10 (2.73%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.46%) Project Officer
13 7 (1.91%) Administrator
13 7 (1.91%) Technical Support
13 7 (1.91%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (25.14%) .NET
2 90 (24.59%) HTML
3 73 (19.95%) ASP.NET
4 70 (19.13%) JSP
5 19 (5.19%) CSS
5 19 (5.19%) Web Services
5 19 (5.19%) XML
6 5 (1.37%) XMPP
7 4 (1.09%) jQuery
8 3 (0.82%) J2EE
9 2 (0.55%) REST
9 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.55%) JSON
9 2 (0.55%) HTML5
10 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.27%) Flash
10 1 (0.27%) Middleware
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.27%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.10%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.10%) CMDB
3 8 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (1.91%) Replication
4 7 (1.91%) Social Media
4 7 (1.91%) Wiki
5 5 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.37%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.09%) User Experience
6 4 (1.09%) FMCG
6 4 (1.09%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.09%) GIS
7 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.82%) CESG
7 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.55%) BYOD
8 2 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.67%) UNIX
2 58 (15.85%) Linux
3 37 (10.11%) Windows
4 17 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (3.83%) HPUX
7 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.82%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.55%) VME
11 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (25.96%) Project Management
2 94 (25.68%) ITIL
3 75 (20.49%) Test Scripting
4 46 (12.57%) Service Management
5 33 (9.02%) Security Testing
5 33 (9.02%) Problem Management
6 31 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 30 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 29 (7.92%) Workflow
9 28 (7.65%) Configuration Management
9 28 (7.65%) Software Testing
10 27 (7.38%) Migration
10 27 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (6.83%) PRINCE2
13 23 (6.28%) ITSM
13 23 (6.28%) Change Management
14 20 (5.46%) Validation
14 20 (5.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 76 (20.77%) JavaScript
2 34 (9.29%) SQL
3 30 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 28 (7.65%) Java
5 22 (6.01%) VBA
6 8 (2.19%) C#
7 4 (1.09%) VB
8 3 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (37.43%) Security Cleared
2 122 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 100 (27.32%) ISTQB
4 72 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (13.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 42 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (11.20%) ISEB
8 35 (9.56%) MCITP
9 31 (8.47%) DV Cleared
10 16 (4.37%) Degree
11 9 (2.46%) CCNA
12 8 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.19%) MCSE
13 4 (1.09%) APMP
13 4 (1.09%) PMP
13 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.09%) CCNP
14 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.74%) QA
2 18 (4.92%) SLA
3 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.82%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.55%) XenApp
6 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (10.66%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.64%) SCCM
2 6 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.09%) Nessus
4 4 (1.09%) Nmap
5 2 (0.55%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.55%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.27%) OpenView
6 1 (0.27%) Control-M
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 137 (37.43%) HP
2 133 (36.34%) Microsoft
3 91 (24.86%) Oracle
4 59 (16.12%) Citrix
5 46 (12.57%) Cisco
6 26 (7.10%) ServiceNow
7 20 (5.46%) BMC
8 19 (5.19%) SAP
9 17 (4.64%) CA
10 15 (4.10%) VMware
11 8 (2.19%) Remedy
12 7 (1.91%) IBM
13 5 (1.37%) Ab Initio
13 5 (1.37%) Avaya
13 5 (1.37%) webMethods
14 4 (1.09%) Altiris
14 4 (1.09%) Lotus
14 4 (1.09%) Sybase
14 4 (1.09%) ATG
15 3 (0.82%) Pega
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £310 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago